Dads deserve a little pampering, too. Father’s Day is just around the corner, and there’s plenty of salons and spas in Downtown Coral Gables for men to enjoy. Whether it’s a beard trimming, face and neck facial, or a haircut, it’s available here! Well Groomed Gentleman – An all-in-one barbershop and spa lounge, Well Groomed […]
Looking for a unique gift idea for Father’s Day? Downtown coral Gables has the perfect present for you. Explore our Father’s Day gift guide to find the perfect gift ideas for Dad. Whether you’re looking to pamper him or spoil him, there’s a spot here in Downtown Coral Gables.
Downtown Coral Gables is a thriving community that is always learning, growing, and sharing it’s great cultural happenings at any time of year. Here are some enriching happenings in our City Beautiful within our art community. The Coral Gables Art Cinema is South Florida’s premier nonprofit cinema for the best independent, foreign, and cult classic films digitally […]
Miami Alkaline Water celebrated their opening with a ribbon cutting and a grand opening party. The city attended the ribbon cutting and Mayor Vince Lago was in attendance to help welcome the store to the City Beautiful. “We can’t thank the Coral Gables community enough”, says Omar Campos. “Everyone has been so welcoming in this […]
The Great American Cleanup® unifies and beautifies communities across the country in a grassroots spring-cleaning movement. Celebrating its 23rd year, the most recent Great American Cleanup created 15,000 opportunities for millions of volunteers to have remarkable results – picking up millions of pounds of litter, cleaning over 100,000 acres of public spaces, and tens of thousands of miles of roadways and shorelines. In 2019 […]
Coral Gables was recently featured on Miami’s Welcome Channel! The Welcome Channel is the premiere entertainment visitor programming for Miami and the Beaches most affluent hotel and resort locations for more than 33 years. The Welcome Channel highlights the very best of what South Florida has to offer – targeting international and domestic travelers – […]
Did you know Downtown Coral Gables has 4 informational kiosks, three on Miracle Mile and one on Giralda Plaza? The interactive IKE (short for “Interactive Kiosk Experience”) platform makes it easier for our local residents and visitors to navigate Downtown Coral Gables (such as a location map of the area), find things to do such […]
There’s a simple joy in a well-crafted cocktail. It’s almost that time of day…happy hour! Downtown Coral Gables is full of bars and restaurants that offer specials and promotions every day during happy hour. Whether you’re celebrating a big win or unwinding after a long day, meet up with your friends to enjoy a few […]
Announcing our new augmented reality series, coming to Downtown Coral Gables. 🦋 From learning about the Little Egrets, to posing as a Queen Bee and trying on colorful butterfly wings, Downtown Coral Gables invites you and your cell phone to scan and experience the best of our local Flora and Fauna. The first in a series of […]
Jill Hornik from Jae’s Jewelers recently hosted a free Gemology 101 class for participants in Downtown Coral Gables, in partnership with the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables. Visitors were able to learn all about diamonds and colored stones in this interactive small class at their store on 237 Miracle Mile. Jill discussed the following […]
There are so many little things you can do every day to celebrate and help save the Earth, and we’ve got 5 super easy green ideas to try this year below! Go Car Free Leave your car at home today and take advantage of Coral Gables’ many ways of transportation. Ride the free trolley to […]
Soon, the Coral Gables Branch Library will have a temporary new home on Miracle Mile! The library will be temporarily relocating to 308 Miracle Mile effective Monday, April 19th as the Main Branch will close for renovation. However, you may continue to return items in the book drops at the original location at 3443 Segovia […]
For a few years now, you may have seen the Freebees zipping around Downtown Coral Gables as they transport people across town. But did you know the Freebees are totally free to use? Thanks to a partnership between the City of Coral Gables and Freebee, you can easily catch a quick ride around Downtown Coral […]
Chef-driven Restaurants in Coral Gables Coral Gables is shaping up to be the dining destination of South Florida with these enticing, chef-driven restaurants. Whether you’re looking to experiment with new flavors or try authentic cuisine, these hot spots have a carefully curated menu that will satisfy any palette. Adrianne Calvo, Red Fish & Forte Chef […]
Downtown Coral Gables is full of various options to work out and get your exercise on, so you are bound to find one that fits best for you. Here are 3 different ways to get your fitness on in Downtown Coral Gables.
These past few months have been an especially stressful time for everyone. What’s better than a relaxing massage to forget about all of your worries? Take a trip to Downtown Coral Gables and treat yourself to a spa day.
Whether you're working from a desk, the kitchen table, your couch, or even your backyard hammock, here are a few tips and tricks, along with the help of your trusted Downtown Coral Gables businesses, to help you spice up your new home office!
There are many ways to celebrate Thanksgiving and often times tradition takes the lead. This year we revisit the delicious traditional meals that our wonderful Downtown Coral Gables restaurants bring to the table.
With all the places to experience and see in Downtown Coral Gables a man has to have a place he can call his own. Introducing ManKind Grooming and Services. A complete Barber Spa for the everyday gentleman.
Vacation season is almost here. Even with all the resources available on the internet, planning the perfect vacation can be an overwhelming task; that’s where the resources available right here in Downtown Coral Gables come in handy.
Here’s the second part of our guide for the best spots to take out-of-towners in Coral Gables - because there was no way that we would be able to fit all our recommendations into one guide or really even two, but here’s a continuation of.
Our charming neighborhood is known for the plethora of bistros and romantic restaurants and walkable streets, perfect for strolling hand in hand - but the perfect love story isn’t complete without the perfect piece of jewelry to say “Will you be my forever Valentine?”
Entertaining a visiting guest can be daunting, even when you live somewhere as special as Coral Gables. Don’t stress. This is the first part of a two part guide examining the places that pack the most punch for visitors to enjoy.
The Old Police and Fire Station, currently the Coral Gables Museum, is now an octogenarian! Given this venerable accomplishment, it seemed like the perfect time to stop and highlight one of our city’s great cultural institutions as it enters its ninth decade.
Let’s be real, shopping for your wedding dress is no easy process. Even if a bride has been dreaming of her dress since she was five years old finding the dream gown can be stressful and take time. Luckily for you, Downtown Coral Gables is home to multiple bridal boutiques ready to guide and help you find the dress of your dreams.
Spanish food is the type of cuisine that brings people together. Going out and bonding over tapas is a popular activity that Spanish restaurants offer all around the world. Whether you’re looking for a more traditional or modern take on this type of cuisine, here a few options for you.
Downtown Coral Gables is a family-friendly destination, everyday you’ll catch families sharing ice cream on Aragon or walking down Miracle Mile hand-in-hand. Our retail stores specialize in providing unique and distinct gifts for children to keep forever. Shop for your family or the special children in your life in Downtown Coral Gables and find something with meaning made of quality materials.
Ditch your usual weekend plans for a fun and out-of-the ordinary activity: a cooking class! Whether you’re interested in having a good time, improving your cooking skills, meeting new people or gift a class for a foodie friend here is a list of places to consider during your search.
There’s something so magical about that timeless combination of dough, tomato sauce and cheese. You can never have too much pizza and in Downtown Coral Gables, you’ll never run out of pies to try. Take a pizza tour of Coral Gables and start with these slices from our local pizzerias.
As fun a project decorating a home can be, we know it can also be daunting and challenging. That’s why we want to help by letting you know about go-to furniture and décor stores in Downtown Coral Gables.
Most of us are around Coral Gables every day. Whether you’re one of the 50,000 people who work in Downtown Coral Gables or the 761,600 who live within twenty minutes of the area, you aren’t too far from a caffeine blast to keep you up and alert. Downtown Coral Gables’ cafes and coffee shops have you covered.
Whether you’re enjoying an evening out or working the late shift, you should never go to bed on an empty stomach! That simply won’t do any favors to your health. We know finding a late night bite is hard these days, so we’ve compiled a list of the local Downtown Coral Gables places to visit when you find yourself in a pickle.
Men, look no further than Downtown Coral Gables for your formal wear needs. In just a few walking blocks, you’ll find a wealth of suit and tuxedo options and the sharp accessories and shoes you need to finish the look.
Let’s face it, exercising regularly has great benefits for, both, the body and mind. That being said, we want to help you find the perfect fitness spot and type of workout that best fits you. Here’s a list of Downtown Coral Gables gyms and studios to consider.
We all know taking care of your skin, your body’s largest organ, is important, but in South Florida it’s all the more essential to your health. Take care of dryness, hyper-pigmentation, fine lines, loss of elasticity and start correcting signs of aging and damage to set yourself up for a future of healthy, hydrated skin from the experts right here in Coral Gables.
The laid back spirit of afterwork drinks and the European culture of long dinners with quality wine and food that keep coming is alive and well in Coral Gables. If you’re a wine lover looking for that perfect glass of red or a light fish dinner with a crisp white, you’ll find the Coral Gables culinary community to be full of fellow aficionados to provide you with the perfect pairing.
A healthy lunch is the fuel you need to keep you going midday, plus a coffee, of course. Luckily, in Downtown Coral Gables there’s an endless selection of healthy lunch spots whether you’re looking for a quick bite, a place to take a load off from the busy work day, a nice restaurant for meeting friends and catching up or just something takeaway but still good for you. Here’s a quick rundown of health-focused places along with a recommendation of a healthy lunch dish.
Coral Gables is a place where you can do it all, including take an important lunch meeting and schedule a hot shave right after to clear your head. The fine gentlemen of Coral Gables, of all ages, have found that they need not look any further for a barbershop or specialty men’s salon to take care of their coiffing needs.
A one-day event, “The Great Coral Gables Scavenger Hunt,” is coming to Coral Gables from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. The free event is co-created by The Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables and Coral Gables Magazine.
The Coral Gables BID will host its second annual “The Coral Express at McBride Plaza” event from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 at McBride Plaza (150 Miracle Mile). The free winter celebration will be packed with spirited holiday tradition for the entire family to enjoy.
The 10th annual Giralda Under the Stars returns every first Friday of the month, from November 2019 to April 2020! Giralda Plaza will be transformed in a curation of live performances by local bands and al fresco dining on Restaurant Row.
The Silence Project, the internationally acclaimed project by Flor Mayoral, will feature portraits of Coral Gables community members displaying the universal gesture and symbol for silence in select vacant storefronts along Miracle Mile.
It’s the most magical time of year and Downtown Coral Gables is the place to be this holiday season! Throughout the month of December, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables will be hosting a variety of holiday-themed events and activities that are sure to spread holiday cheer and remind everyone what the giving season is all about.
The Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables is excited to announce that 17 new businesses have recently opened in Downtown Coral Gables and Miracle Mile. The new retailers contribute to a lively epicenter infused with international flair, one-of-a-kind offerings and experiences, where locals and visitors can take advantage of a tastefully-cultivated community and effortless lifestyle.
This July, Giralda Plaza will be transformed into a vibrant and colorful art experience with the installation of the Umbrella Sky Project. Starting Friday, July 13th and continuing over the next two months, hundreds of umbrellas will gently sway over the newly transformed Giralda Plaza, the pedestrian promenade located at the 100 block of Giralda Avenue.
This June, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables will be dishing out a forkful of flavor with its first-ever Coral Gables Culinary Month, celebrating Downtown Coral Gables’ thriving food and beverage scene. An expansion of the BID’s signature dining promotion Coral Gables Restaurant Week, Culinary Month promises 30 days of exclusive, interactive and mouthwatering events, promotions, special menus, chef demonstrations and more.
As Miracle Mile completes its transformation, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables is pleased to introduce Pop-up Art Galleries to Downtown Coral Gables. Enjoy a period of color and public art that will reintroduce the arts to Downtown Coral Gables.
To celebrate the official unveiling of the new Miracle Mile, the Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables, City of Coral Gables and Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, are pleased to partner and host the Miracle Mile Back to Beautiful Celebration on Saturday, April 14 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Miracle Mile Live
Miracle Mile Live brings live music to each block of Miracle Mile every Friday night!
Giralda Under the Stars
Giralda Under the Stars is a celebration of music on Giralda Plaza!